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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [aw-dee-uh ns]
    • /ˈɔ di əns/
    • /ˈɔː.di.əns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [aw-dee-uh ns]
    • /ˈɔ di əns/

Definitions of audiences word

  • noun audiences the group of spectators at a public event; listeners or viewers collectively, as in attendance at a theater or concert: The audience was respectful of the speaker's opinion. 1
  • noun audiences the persons reached by a book, radio or television broadcast, etc.; public: Some works of music have a wide and varied audience. 1
  • noun audiences a regular public that manifests interest, support, enthusiasm, or the like; a following: Every art form has its audience. 1
  • noun audiences opportunity to be heard; chance to speak to or before a person or group; a hearing. 1
  • noun audiences a formal interview with a sovereign, high officer of government, or other high-ranking person: an audience with the pope. 1
  • noun audiences the act of hearing, or attending to, words or sounds. 1

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Origin of audiences

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English < Middle French < Latin audientia act of listening, group of listeners, equivalent to audient-, stem of audiēns, present participle of audīre to hear + -ia -ia; see -ence

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Parts of speech for Audiences


audiences popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

audiences usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for audiences

noun audiences

  • assemblages — Plural form of assemblage.
  • assemblies — an assembling or coming together of a number of persons, usually for a particular purpose: The principal will speak to all the students at Friday's assembly.
  • followings — a body of followers, attendants, adherents, etc.
  • appointments — Plural form of appointment.

Antonyms for audiences

noun audiences

Top questions with audiences

  • what do artists use to make audiences recall textural experiences?
  • how is the crucible relevant to present day audiences?
  • what are the different types of audiences in writing?

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